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    Notes From The Deadline

    TV Music From The Inside

    Only in the perverse world of music for the media could composers be asked to rip themselves off for money. Its time to take a stand against the rise of the 'soundalike'.

    Music Business Jul 2014
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    Notes From The Deadline

    TV Music From The Inside

    Your showreel can say a lot about you. And if its going to get you work, what it needs to say is: trust me.

    Music Business Jul 2014
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    Notes From The Deadline

    TV Music From The Inside

    You thought your music was just right to start with, so why are people telling you to change it? Because theyre paying you — and because they might actually have a point...

    Music Business Aug 2014
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    Notes From The Deadline

    TV Music From The Inside

    Beware of TV executives bearing publishing contracts...

    Music Business Aug 2014
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    Notes From The Deadline

    TV Music From The Inside

    When it comes to pitching music to TV executives, there are only two golden rules. The first is to meet the brief, however sketchy it might be. The second? Never, ever try to be cool.

    Music Business Aug 2014
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    Notes From The Deadline

    TV Music From The Inside

    Progress is a wonderful thing, if you're a composer of music for the media and you dream of a poolside studio in the Bahamas.

    Music Business Oct 2014
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    Notes From The Deadline

    TV Music From The Inside

    Get a few commissions under your belt and you might start to think you're a big name in the world of music for the media. But as far as the people who make television are concerned, there's no such thing...

    Music Business Oct 2014
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    Notes From The Deadline

    TV Music From The Inside

    Renowned TV composer Paul Farrer begins a new series of despatches from the front line by asking: what sort of person do you have to be to succeed in the cut-throat world of music for the media?

    Music Business Oct 2014
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    Big George's Big Mouth

    Music Industry Comment

    This month Big George examines the cut of the music industry's new clothes...

    Music Business Jul 2015
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    Big George's Big Mouth

    Solitaire?

    Big George takes a critical look at what seems to be the only game in town: solitaire.

    Music Business Aug 2015
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    Big George's Big Mouth

    Recording '(Is This The Way To) The World Cup'

    This month sees the return of iconoclastic composer, DJ and music industry commentator Big George to the pages of Sound On Sound — and you thought we'd sacked him for good...

    Music Business Aug 2015
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    Roger Nichols: Across The Board

    The Current State Of Affairs

    Recording engineers are finding it tough to get jobs. But have they really tried all the options out there?

    Music Business Aug 2015
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    Cutting Edge

    The Impact Of DVD

    Could DVD kill the CD but save the music industry? Cutting Edge wouldn't be surprised...

    Music Business Oct 2003
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    Doing The Business

    Big George's Guide To Commercial Success: Last Ever Rant

    In his last-ever Doing The Business, Big George burns all his boats with some radical ideas about what should be done with the British music industry... and receives a reply from the Dept. of Culture.

    Music Business Jan 2002

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